Dr Daniel Bochsler joined DISC in Fall 2009 after defending his PhD at the University of Geneva (2008), specializing in the effects of electoral systems on party systems in post-communist democracies, mediated by party nationalisation. His research centres on political parties, elections and direct democracy, focusing on young democracies and on Switzerland. His publications include articles in Electoral Studies, Europe-Asia Studies, the European Yearbook for Minority Issues, Public Choice, Regional & Federal Studies, and the Swiss Political Science Review. His new monograph (Territory and Electoral Rules in Post-Communist Democracies) is forthcoming with Palgrave.
Check Daniels webpage on www.bochsler.eu